Superintendent Licensure


The Iowa State University Superintendent Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) Program will give you the best preparation as a future superintendent, AEA chief administrator, or central office personnel member dedicated to increasing achievement for every learner. A unique sequence of learning opportunities is driven by practical clinical experiences in the field and supported by classroom instruction in a spiral curriculum that builds over 23 months' time by exploring "dilemmas of practice" that future school leaders will encounter.

Contact: Robyn Goldy
Phone: 515-294-1241
E-mail Address:

Certificate Funding Options

This Certificate program doesn’t currently qualify for Federal Financial Aid. The following funding options are available:


ISU-wide: Academic Records, GPA, Statement of Purpose, Letters of Recommendation

Application Deadlines: December 1 for summer admission

Program Requires GRE: No

Program Requires GMAT : No

Additional International Requirements:

English Proficiency Minimum:

TOEFL Paper (PBT) 560
TOEFL Internet (iBT) 83
PTE 56

Program Will Review Without TOEFL or IELTS:No

Financial Statement: Application

Mailing Address if needed:

Robyn Goldy
School of Education
1620F Lagomarcino Hall
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011